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Nov 13, 2013 4:30am PST
using her debit cards. the body was found in a park in august. he insists he did not kill her but does not deny being at motel where authorities think she was killed. he is a career criminal with 17 felony convictions and will be in court in two weeks. >> the senate transportation committee is launching the first of a series of hearings into why the new bay bridge costs so much and took so long to build. state senator from concord is chairing the informational hearing at the capital. the committee hopes the hearings. help draft reform legislation to manage future mega projects such as the $68 billion high-speed rail plan. in 1998 engineers estimated construction of the new bridge could take four years and cost $1.4 billion but it took 11 years and costs $6.4 billion. the one day down and 1,100 left to go the demolition of the bay bridge resumes. we were office the span as crews started the work. the big concern is keeping debris from hitting and damaging the new span or falling into the water. the demolition will take three years. >> golden gate bridge commuters will pay higher to
ABC
Nov 27, 2013 4:30am PST
of the year. how does it look for us? >> right here it looks great. it is trending dry. it is milder this morning than yesterday mainly in the 40's for the temperatures. you can see how clean the air is. it is not a "spare the air" today. cleaner air. the temperatures are will above average from mid-to-upper 60's inland to upper 50's as i take you to a car and deer accident with one lane blocked. it is mostly green on mat that indicates you moving at top speed. westbound 580, four cars are involved with traffic blocked. we have clear conditions from hayward to foster city. not too many cars. maybe folkers taking an early start to thanksgiving day holiday. >> if you are flying east for thanksgiving pack your patience and good luck on this day. a wicked winter storm is threatening to force thousands of flight cancellations or delays. >> the calm before the storm. the weather is just fine at sfo but if you are traveling to the east coast or from the east coast here you could experience delays. the weather is threat being to complicate plans for thanksgiving for people trying to g
ABC
Nov 15, 2013 4:30am PST
they have to use up their vacation and sick time first. >> there is a paid family leave benefit that managed to be in contract despite prior agreements it would not be part of this contract. >> we reviewed our agreement. we swapped agreements. they understood what was in the package. we showed it to them before we voted. everyone understood. >> does this lay the ground work for another strike? they hope the board will ratify the contract. the board will discuss the contract dispute in a closed meeting this afternoon and they are scheduled to vote on the deal next thursday. >> golden gate bridge directors meet to discuss options on increasing tolls to cover $142 million in a deficit expected the next five years. it could go up to $8 to cover the shortfall. the process will begin with hearing soon. >> san francisco is turned into gotham city with a wish of becoming batman is about to be true. we sit down with the super hero in training and his parents. now we have this story only on abc7. >> five-year-old miles will become a super hero, the little boy will transform into batkid bu
ABC
Nov 11, 2013 4:30am PST
immediate, though, at mid-40's inland to low 50's for the rest of us. high clouds will transing from low clouds to high cloud, the brightest part of the day. 56 at the coast and low-to-mid 60's elsewhere and increasing high clouds through the afternoon. that will keep temperatures casey to where they were yesterday. through the evening hours, all of us are back in the 50's. moving forward in the three day forecast, our boast chance of wet weather is in the north and we will measure it in the hundredths of an inch. temperatures are schooler at 60 at the coast and manipulate -- mid-to-upper 60's for the rest of us. warm weather comes back and we are still in the 60 at the coast but high clouds and sunshine, the rest of us are in the low-to-mid 70's. leyla gulen has traffic. >> good morning, everyone. we have clear conditions for the most part this morning. we do start you off with a sig-alert in san francisco because of a crash that occurred at 3:00 this morning a solo vehicle crash into a wall on the transition road southbound 101 to eastbound 80. we still have one lane closed while c
ABC
Nov 8, 2013 4:30am PST
get breaking updates by following us on twitter@abcnews. >> our meteorologist has been tracking typhoon haiyan. what is the latest? >> 165-mile-per-hour winds. gusts faster than that. in the philippine, you can see what has happened during our overnight hours during the daylight as it came in with 19 195-mile-per-hour wind. it fell apart which you with expect but 165-mile-per-hour winds with gusts to 200 is formidable moving to the west at 25 miles per hour. the good part is that the flooding of fresh water rains is not an issue but you saw flood, there because of the storm subject. it had 50' waves. through the weekend, vietnam will be hit at 10:00 tomorrow our time. it is on the way to vietnam. it will be a category four hurricane, still, when it arrives. at home we having for and half moon bay and in napa. watch out for that during the morning commute. >> as we look at the crash in oakland, not sure if it is due to the heavy fog. we are experiencing heavy fog in the area over the bay bridge. as we take you to oakland, eastbound 580, we have an accident a solo vehicle crash bl
ABC
Nov 22, 2013 4:30am PST
after the power lines came down because of the winds pg&e says the biggest us which december is the east bay where 25,000 customers are still in the $. 8,500 is the told in the north bay and 100 homes and businesses are in the dark on the peninsula. pg&e says crews are working to restore power but there is in word when the lights are back on for everyone. and more evidence of powerful the winds have been with figures totaling 33,000 people in the bay area. more evidence of how powerful they have been, the gas station sign in condition core at -- in concord on clayton road. no one was hurt there. not far away winds blue -- blew the phone lines into each other swaying above the eastbound lane of the freeway and they were quickly cleared away. >> the winds brought down the tree in oakland, a photo sent to us at piedmont avenue a viewer tweeting that several blocks were without power. san us your pictures at ureport@kgo-tv.com. you can keep tabs on the rain with the weather app which is free. >> breaking news from napa where dozens are being chased from their homes by an out of criminal
ABC
Nov 7, 2013 4:30am PST
picked on in san diego but he got past the border control. henry's mother spoke to us with the help of a friend. >> i was afraid i would not be able to find him begin. >> the 2-week-old baby is cared for by mexican authorities until he can be returned to his mother. the 22-year-old guler is held by arizona authorities until the district attorney extradicts him. no word on when henry is expected to be reunited with his mother at their sunnyvale home. >> matt, thank you. today, bart officials face tough questions from state lawmakers wanting to prevent another rail tragedy after the death of two workers hit and killed by a train during the strike. abc7 news reporter, katie marzullo, has more. katie? >> lawmakers will dig deeper than the recent deaths with questions of a worker killed in 2008. the connection is the safety policy called simple approval that made workers responsible to their safety when they went on to the track. bart discontinued it after christopher shepard and larry daniels were killed. it was if play in 2008 and bart was cited but the management fought to keep it. it
ABC
Nov 21, 2013 4:30am PST
is in misunderstanding. >> north koreans are very good at escalating tensions and using crisis as a neitherring tool. will it attract ongoing attention? absolutely. for the american government which is having the obligation of protecting american citizens, this is serious. >> he is the second american detained under kim jong-un, a missionary, also, was grabbed last year but received less publicity. >> new this morning, president obama added a visit to chinatown to the itinerary for the trip to san francisco on monday. the white house says president obama will visit the recreation center for public event to talk about immigration reform. this is the president's ninth trip to the bay area in 2 1/2 years and will attend a democratic national committee lunch at the san franciscoy center on monday. sales for the fundraiser have been reportedly been slow and organizers have cut the rice in half for the cheapest seats down to $500. >> a board will meet to allow people to keep insurance that does not fit the rules of the affordable care act. the sources tell the san jose mercury news indivi
ABC
Nov 14, 2013 4:30am PST
. police arrested the two women november 5th in santa clara after they checked into a hotel using a fraudulent credit car. officers sent to investigate found stolen mail and personal information from 100 people in their hotel room. it was determined the information was for patients of the breast cancer center in oakland. they tracked down 15 of the patients most saying they had been victims of identity theft. >> fremont police are looking for a thief would posed as a delivery man in order to steal packages. look at the surveillance video. a man is carrying an empty box to a house on monday. he drops it off and picks up two other bogs delivered from amazon sitting on the front porch. he hopped into an older blue sedan and took off. >> today in walnut creek police will clear out three small downtown homeless encampment after getting complaints about thefts, assaults and indecent exposure located along a creek near south california boulevard near south main street. county health services and local homeless organizations are working to help a dozen people would live there find a new pla
ABC
Nov 26, 2013 4:30am PST
machine victimize add 15-year-old used as a prostitute. this was word she was soliciting men. she was found with a man accused of being her pimp, a 25-year-old from richmond and is held on $10,000 bail. >> rebound is in los angeles this morning wrapping up the west coast tour. he left bay area yesterday a whirlwind visit that included a speech on immigration reform. it was appearance in san francisco's chinatown that is drawing nation-wide attention. our reporter has the story. >> it went as planned until 21 minutes into the speech. >> most importantly we will live up --. >> a graduate student from san francisco state interrupted the president. >> i wasn't intending to interrupt the speech. >> he is an undocumented immigrant from south korea. a handful of friends were hand picked to stand behind the president after arrive the a san francisco's recreation center. >> they picked us out to be decorations in the background but we have our own minds, too. >> he is tired of hearing politicians talk about immigration and doing nothing. that is why he decided to speak out. >> use your executi
ABC
Nov 12, 2013 4:30am PST
island. >> in with the new -- the new beautiful bay bridge behind us -- out with the old. they are starting to demolish the old bridge. the project is expected to cost $281 million. officials say it is a dangerous job. they will take it down one piece at a time. they are getting a late start. the plan was to start after the new bridge opened labor day weekend. they were so busy dealing with the bolt issue on the new bridge, that delayed the planning on the demolition. they are a couple of months late getting started. it will not be a quick job. it is dangerous. one piece at a time. it will take three years before they can get it taken down and moved out. >> in the philippines, survivors of typhoon haiyan are making it out of the country as supplies are slowly making their way in. the philippine military planes are transporting victims from tacloban to manila. the death toll now is 1,700 but it is expected to go much higher. the united states is pledging $20 million in immediate air. the outpouring of support continues in the bay area. >> they are bringing whatever they can. this ma
ABC
Nov 25, 2013 4:30am PST
updates on twitter following us at abc7 news. >> an amtrak train from new orleans to new york has derailed in south carolina. they are trying to figure the cause of the train leashing the -- leaving the northern part of the state of south carolina. some passengers were taken to local hospitals but there were no major injuries reports. 200 passengers have to make the trip by bus. >> a 61-year-old marine vet is hospitalized after saving a woman plunging from the third deck of the coliseum. both were rushed to the hospital where our reporter got accounts of the drama. >> investigators combed sections 301 of the coliseum the closed off area where a woman jumped 15 minutes after the game ended. she was up there alone and intentionally fell despite pleas from a couple dozen people below urging her not to jump. one tried to catch her. >> she dropped so fast i could not harley believe it. it knocked the gentleman to the concrete and she bounced off andly the side of her head on the concrete. >> the woman and the man who tried to rescue her were brought here, he was conscious before the ap
ABC
Nov 20, 2013 4:30am PST
>> we can use the rain. but it knock out power to thousands last night and early today. matt keller has coverage from the south bay. matt? >> for news and bad news in los gatos. for people who are planning on driving, it is not raining. the bad news is you could feel the impact of the effects of the rain overnight. check out this video we shot at 3:00 this morning on highway 17 north of the summit on the santa clara county side a large tree blocked the lane. we just learned that both lanes now are open on 17. it wasn't just the roads impacted by the rain. overnight, 15,000 people in the south by last power because of the stormy weather. a majority were in san jose, los gatos and morgan hill. pg&e shows san jose with the most customers without power at 1,500 people in the dark. on highway 17 the road is clear with not a lot of traffic. the wet roads are a concern, obviously, for people hitting the roads this morning. the c.h.p. says overnight they did see a spike in collisions because of the wet weather. >> you can track storms from the smartphone with the bay area's radar live doppl
ABC
Nov 18, 2013 4:30am PST
as we could the tornado was behind us. we ran to the creek. >> in chicagoan unbelievable sight 60,000 fans rushing to the concourse on soldier's field as a dangerous storm surrounded the stadium. >> the game will be temporarily suspended. >> parts of indiana took a direct hit. there are reports of storm damage in at at least 12 counties and the storm town of lebanon this starbucks was destroyed. >> all we could hear was glass shattering. we came out, the building was gone. >> the stormed slammed through the upper midwest making its way into the mid-atlantic states. >> this image of a cloud in central illinois was posted on twitter with the storm hitting a town of pekin where it is confirmed a tornado touched down. several homes were leveled bit twister. tornado watches were posted in seven states. >> aair travel is back to normal after flights were delayed by the storms. at sfo passengers gathered luggage after a united flight from chicago arrived seven hours late. the original plane was damaged in the storm. mechanics tried to fix it but the airline brought in another plane. >
ABC
Nov 5, 2013 4:30am PST
pointing to the possibility motive. >> he does have a history of drug use and drug abuse. we do believe the main motive for what he did was suicide whether self inflicted or suicide by cop which no one ever wants to see. >> the prosecution says it does not appear shoop everred to -- anyone. he fired toward the ceiling and an escalator and a store front. the gun he took his life with was a legal .22 caliber rifle altered to look like an ak-47. he stole it from his brother. >> breaking news from denver. two teens are in custody this morning after breaking into a middle school overnight armed with rifles and backpacks. the s.w.a.t. team was called in. officers watched the teens over security cameras and took them into custody. neither rifles or backpacks remain recovered and a bomb squad is sweeping the school. no word whether the school will open this morning. >> pleasant hill city council will better regulate gunshots in the city forcing gun shop owners to pass a criminal background check. dealers is to install alarm suspects and surveillance video. new gun stores can not be loca
ABC
Nov 28, 2013 4:30am PST
will tell us what is going on and they have the resources but they will not cause us real trouble and i think they are ahead of a problem that would get worse. >> neighbors got other notices on their doors today about radiological surveys of their lawns and sidewalks on monday. no relocation, but plenty else to worry about. >> are you kidding? it is absurd. >> the develop president authority will hold a clean up update meeting for the yerba buena island and treasure island residents on december 11. >> a teen set on fire on an a.c. transit bus is home for thanksgiving. doctors say sasha fleischman has recovered enough from the second- and third-degree burns he suffered in the attack to leave the hospital. the 18-year-old returned home to oakland yesterday, tired and bandaged. the parents hope something good comes from this. >> this intolerance will be ... people realize you can wear unusual clothing and it doesn't mean you have a right to attack them. >> sasha fleischman doesn't identify as either male or female hopes to return to classes at berkeley's high school next week. the suspect,
ABC
Nov 6, 2013 4:30am PST
and low-to-mid 70's for the rest of us and the temperatures are before average. with the high clouds it will be mild this evening and you may need a coat, low 60's by 7:00 for the rest of us. we will look at the next couple of days with more cloud cover tomorrow as the storm system passes to the north, and it doesn't bring us much needed rain but it does induce the sea breeze so temperatures drop four to six degrees tomorrow and another two to four degrees on friday and again on saturday through the weekend with temperatures below average. good morning, leyla gulen. >> good morning, mike, good morning, everyone, a good hump day. the 24 trains are on time from bart and is rolling smoothly. we have a problem westbound side of 580 coming up to north flynn road where we do have an accident involving a motorcycle. you can see the backup causing with one lane blocked and we are at half an hour to get from tracy to dublin and eastbound construction, as well. headed into san jose, everything is nice and clear and wide open. 101 in the northbound and southbound direction is not a problem thro
ABC
Nov 19, 2013 4:30am PST
belmont and san mateo, at 53. the warm spot is san bruno at 55 and all of us in the low-to-mid 60's until los gatos and san ramon at 48 degrees. the best chance of light rain, steady lit rain, in the north bay through 7:00 and it will spread south through the noon hour. 4:00 all of us are getting light rain and that will continue during the evening hours. the most difficult commute as far as the wet weather is going to be the evening commute if you are down south in the morning, though, you will be dry law most of the morning commute. now the traffic. leyla gulen? >> so far we do not have reports of accidents. we had a couple of crashes earlier this morning. those have cleared. right now, we do have mostly construction. in oakland, if you are traveling 880 in the northbound direction up to 16th avenue to broadway, you will have lanes that are going to be blocked off and that will last until approximately 5:00 this morning. southbound side we are looking at a little bit of slow and go traffic but, really, that is spectator slowing and it is dry in oakland right new. as we look at our drive
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